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HW helps to save the planet

Henry Williams has been working with EDF Energy, the owner of Cottam Power Station who are progressing a major scheme to install a Flue Gas Desulphurisation (FGD) plant.

The purpose of the FGD plant is to reduce sulphur dioxide emissions by diverting the gases produced by burning coal through a limestone process. The plant will reduce sulphur dioxide emissions (the gases which cause acid rain) by up to 94% and create gypsum as a by-product - which is then sold on to the building industry. Our scope in the overall project was to design and install a signalling system capable of controlling the rail traffic around the merry-go-round line through to the mechanised discharge and loading hoppers. A small control panel, pictured below, provides the hopper operator interface to control the train movements.

The signalling system comprises of a new REB and a set of location cases fitted with signalling interlock equipment required to control/interface the motorised points, track circuits, control panels, and signals required to provide a safe passage of trains throughout the process.

Henry Williams Limited

Dodsworth Street
County Durham

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Tel: 01325 462722
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About Henry Williams

The story of Henry Williams Limited goes back to 1883, when the company was formed to manufacture control and signalling equipment for the rapidly expanding railways network. Since those historic and pioneering days, our skills have broadened, our technology has advanced with the time and our sphere of influence has widened more

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